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Railroads - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Channing M. Bolton Letter

Collection Number: A&M 1684

Letter to Decatur Axtell recounting Bolton's experiences working on the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in Virginia and West Virginia.

Dates: 1921

Charles E. Krebs (1870-1954) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1792
Overview Scrapbooks, mainly of newspaper clippings, maintained by a mining engineer, geologist, and businessman from Charleston. The scrapbooks contain clippings, announcements, and a few letters relating to Krebs' business, Charleston civic affairs, and professional engineering organizations. Topics covered include: the oil boom at Blue Creek in 1912; oil field development in Kanawha and Clay counties; oil and coal shipments on the C.&O.; coal, oil, gas, and coke production figures; report on...
Dates: 1912, 1935, 1939

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 0713

Letters, reports, and newspaper clippings relating to the Virginia Central Railroad Company, later the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. Most of the correspondence is between E. Fontaine, president, and John S. Cunningham of West Virginia.

Dates: 1867-1869

Clark and Krebs, Civil and Mining Engineers, Miscellaneous Letters and Records

Collection Number: A&M 2565
Overview Letter book from the office of Clark & Krebs, Civil and Mining Engineers, the partnership of Charles E. Krebs, James M. Clark, George R. Krebs, and J. Walter Morgan, of Charleston, WV. Included in the letterbox are land deeds, property inventories, lists of unpaid accounts and land leases, land and mine surveys, equipment bills, reports on the working costs of coal mines and oil production, instructions for the construction of bungalows and a water plant, business contracts, and a letter...
Dates: 1912-1914

Collection of Miscellaneous Publications Related to West Virginia University Extension, the C&O Railroad, and Other Topics

Collection Number: A&M 4292
Scope and Contents Collection of various publications regarding West Virginia University Extension, the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railroad, and other topics. Titles include the "West Virginia Agriculturist," "The West Virginia Review," "Baltimore and Ohio Magazine," and "Chesapeake and Ohio Tracks." Also includes a few miscellaneous items such as "Sketches of Wood County" (1878), "The Iron Ore Beds in Potts' Valley, VA" (1891), and "Illustrative and Descriptive Charleston, West Va." (1912), among...
Dates: 1878-2003

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C&O Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Justus Collins (1857-1934) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1824
Scope and Contents Justus Collins [1857-1934] was an entrepreneur who opened his first coal mine in the Pocahontas- Flat Top coal field of Southern West Virginia, and thereafter operated mines in the New River, Tug River, and Winding Gulf coal fields. He headed a coal sales agency, speculated in coal and timber lands, headed a cement company, and was interested financially in rubber, oil, and gas companies. He played an important role in organizing the Tug River Coal Operators Association, the Winding Gulf...
Dates: 1887-1962

Major W. P. Tams, Jr. Transcript of an Interview

Collection Number: A&M 2584
Overview Transcript of an interview by Richard Hadsell with Major W.P. Tams, Jr., former mine operator in the Winding Gulf coal mining region. Tams discusses his early days in coal mining, the opening of the Kanawha coal region, and coal operators and union officials such as: E.J. Berwind, Joe Beury, George Collins, Jarius Collins, Justus Collins, John J. Cornwell, Samuel Dixon, Elias Hatfield, Troy Hatfield, Isaac Mann, S.T. Patterson, J.A. Renahan, James O. Watts, and George Wolfe. Other...
Dates: 1825-1934

R.S. Rudd (b.1846) Records

Collection Number: A&M 1162
Overview Diaries, accounts, and statistical records of a schoolteacher from Montgomery and Campbell counties, Virginia, and Monroe County, West Virginia. These records list the schools in which Rudd taught, the homes where he boarded, and his friends and acquaintances. The records also cover his employment with the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad at Central Depot, Virginia, and with the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad at Allegheny Station. The third volume is a guest register of the White Sulphur...
Dates: 1839-1912

Thomas W. Dixon, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1995
Scope and Contents

One book titled “Inward Delivery Book of the Adams Express Company,” used at the C & O depot, Alderson, WV, during the period 1894 October 1-1895 June 2.

Book includes lists of express items shipped, weights, descriptions, prices of shipment, dates, and persons receiving item.

Dates: 1894-1895